Tagpage Data Journalism
On Thursday 2 May, the Open Knowledge Foundation's OpenSpending organises a pre-dataharvest Hack Day in Brussels, on which they will open up the EU procurement register.
News - "People have all sorts of illusions about investigative journalism which I guess I wanted to tackle"
BRUSSELS - Paul Bradshaw runs the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, and is a Visiting Professor at City University’s School of Journalism in London. He publishes the Online Journalism Blog and is the founder of investigative journalism website Help Me Investigate. He has written numerous handbooks for students and journalists alike, the most recent one being Scraping for Journalists. At the #dataharvest13 conference, he talked about Help Me Investigate the Olympics, which combined crowdsourcing, cross-border and data journalism in a unique investigation into wrongdoings around the Olympic torch relay of 2012.
BRUSSELS - On 3 and 4 May 2013 the third edition of Journalismfund.eu’s Data Harvest Conference took place in Erasmushogeschool in Brussels. Some 150 investigative and data journalists and programmers from all across the European continent took part in what was a great harvest of ideas and digital research methods.
News - #dataharvest13 on Twitter
The Data Harvest Conference started in style, with some 150 participants and speakers from more than 20 different countries. Here's what the participants found of it.
BRUSSELS – Blaž Zgaga is a busy man. The In the Name of the State trilogy that he co-authored with colleague Matej Šurc, about illegal arms trade in Slovenia during the Yugoslav Wars in the 1990s, is booming in the Balkans. He recently co-founded the Slovene Centre for Investigative Journalism and was involved in ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks project. A look at Offshore Leaks from a Slovenian point of view.
BRUSSELS - Mar Cabra is one of Spain's most famous data journalists. Vice-president of the Spanish chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation, she also teaches data journalism in two master degrees and coordinates monthly workshops on the topic in Madrid. She is a member of ICIJ and was very closely involved in the recent Offshore Leaks project. And what's more: she'll be speaking at #dataharvest13 on 3 and 4 May in Brussels.
News - #dataharvest13
BRUSSELS - The Data Harvest Conference, one of the most relevant networking events for data journalists in Europe, is up to its third edition this year. Meet committed and clever journalists from all over Europe and find enriching inspiration on European investigative journalism. Dataharvest13 will take place from 3 to 4 May in Brussels.
Event - CIJ Summer School (London)
This year's CIJ Summer School will take place 12-14 July at City University London. The 2013 Summer School will focus on high risk investigations: from taking on the rich and powerful to working in dangerous areas.